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I know
now what
I want
to do
I know now what I want to do

Fundraise or host an event

Every year, thousands of people like you are inspired to raise money for young people. Your amazing efforts help change the lives of children and restore their hope for the future.

Whatever your skills or hobbies, whether running a marathon or hosting an online quiz night, your fundraising will help us be there for children who need us most. 

So, what will you do?

fundraise or host an event

We offer charity challenges across the UK - half marathons, 10Ks, charity cycles, skydives and more. There is something for all ages and abilities, and we can send you training plans and recommendations from people who've been through it all before.

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Find your challenge

Have fun, challenge yourself and do it all for a great cause. Taking part in a charity event and fundraising for us will help change young people's lives.

Organise or host a charity event

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Fundraise your own way

You can choose to support us in whatever way you like, it doesn't have to involve exercise.

Whether you want to set up a bake sale, host a dinner, organise a movie night, play games or take on a dance challenge, we've got you covered.

Take a look at our top tips for organising a successful charity fundraiser.

Please remember to put safety first. Pause any door-to-door collections activity during lockdown and follow the latest government guidance to keep yourself and others safe.

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Christingles are festive celebrations taking place in communities around Christmas time. 

We’ve made it as easy as possible to be part of this great tradition and plan a candle-lit event in your local area or online.